oa Lagos Notes and Records - The nature and forms of socio-political administration of West Niger Igbo communities before 1900

Volume 8, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0075-7640



This paper shows that the absence of the large and expansive state system in the West Niger Igbo area does not mean that the communities did not evolve any organizational forms suitable to their needs. It also shows that the communities in fact developed methods of organising their social and political administration.

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